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Video: Sausage and Chicken Gumbo

Watch Chef John make a classic New Orleans gumbo.

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In this video, you’ll learn how to make a spicy sausage and chicken gumbo. Watch Chef John create a simple roux with flour and oil, cooking it slowly until it turns a nutty brown color. You’ll learn about the “trinity”—three ingredients that are essential to this dish—and about the best kind of sausage for making gumbo. You’ll see how to build either a soupy or thick gumbo—whichever you prefer. Either way, follow Chef John’s simple instructions, and you’ll end up with a nutty brown, luxurious sauce. Add okra to thicken it, if you like, and serve over cooked rice with plenty of Louisiana hot sauce on hand. See a top-rated gumbo recipe.

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Feb. 2, 2014 7:58 am
This is great for the basics since this is a first time for me I will add other ingredients but I needed to get a feel of the actual cooking process what needed to be done when and how.
Jun. 22, 2013 4:22 pm
wheres the list of ingredients and how many does it serve?
Jun. 16, 2013 10:29 am
I made this with my students and it was great but the recipe you have attached to the video is NOT the same as what you made in the video. do you have this recipe?
Apr. 9, 2013 7:34 pm
Would love to get a written recipe for this!
Jun. 21, 2012 10:33 am
This looks yummy. I am going to try it this weekend.
Mar. 25, 2012 4:00 pm
what happened to the addition of the file???
Feb. 21, 2012 7:59 pm
Gumbo, jumbo, dumbo....Where's the okra and other seasonings that would have made it a real gumbo.
Jan. 29, 2012 12:14 pm
I love that Chef John makes a simple gumbo, even if it's not traditional or true to southern cooking. Thank you for making cooking easy for my boys! They like easy recipes that can be put together tastefully! ... Also, Chef John makes me laugh and laughter with good cookin' is the best of all medicine!
Jan. 17, 2012 11:00 am
I hate when cooks moderate food just because it might be tooo spicy for some boo
Dec. 11, 2011 3:19 pm
the gumbo chef john makes is very low key for chicken and sauage gumbo..i have lived in louisiana for 29 years and theres a lot more to this then andui and chicken....
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